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Approx. 10 hours to complete

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Subtitles: Arabic, Vietnamese, Korean, English, Spanish

What you will learn

  • What design thinking is and when to use it

  • How to prepare to see and take action when opportunity arises

  • How to use design thinking to generate innovative ideas

  • How to take the many ideas you generate and determine which ones are likely to produce specific, desired outcomes

Skills you will gain

Strategic ThinkingDesign ThinkingInnovation ManagementDesign ManagementInnovation

Learner Career Outcomes

25%

started a new career after completing these courses

26%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

No prior experience needed to participate in and benefit from this course.

Approx. 10 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 weeks of study, 1-3 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: Arabic, Vietnamese, Korean, English, Spanish

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

What Is Design Thinking?

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 59 min), 2 readings
6 videos
What Is Design Thinking? Hear from the Experts13m
The Good Kitchen Story14m
Business Model Innovation5m
Challenges Best-Suited for Design Thinking4m
Visualization Tool7m
2 readings
Course Overview10m
Learning Community10m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Preparing Your Mind for Innovation

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 56 min)
4 videos
The Story of George & Geoff23m
How Prepared Is Your Mind?6m
Storytelling Tool7m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Idea Generation

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 37 min)
4 videos
The MeYouHealth Story Part I: What Is?12m
The MeYouHealth Story Part II: What If?9m
Mind Mapping Tool10m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Experimentation

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 55 min)
5 videos
The IBM Story14m
Learning Launch Tool16m
Reviewing Our Lessons4m
Strategic Opportunities15m

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